Back Packs for Literacy

Backpacks that are loaned to parents of young children through child learning centres.

Population Served: We serve members of the community from birth to old age who want to improve their literacy skills.

We are dedicated to providing quality inter-generational experiences to enable all citizens to reach personal goals. We are a task force of interested people working to implement a community literacy plan, and to coordinate and support literacy in Campbell River.

Address / Contact Info

Campbell River Literacy Now
Campbell River, BCV9H 1T5
Literacy Outreach Coordinator : Anne Boyd

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 923-6821

Web Links

Location Map

Other Programs from This Organization

Aboriginal Family Learning Program Presented in community locations, the Aboriginal Family Learning Program is open to everyone in Campbell River and the surrounding areas. With the support and wisdom of Aboriginal adults, this program focuses on and honours the cultural assets of its participants. Offering a family literacy program in three instructional formats; our facilitators assist learners in recognizing their personal skills and further explore how those skills may fit into the workplace and community. Through respectful interactions and peer modeling, learners are further encouraged to explore their connection to literacy education and promote workplace training opportunities.
Adult Literacy Outreach Program A mobile literacy program designed to reach out to youth and adults struggling with literacy issues.
Adult Literacy Program Servicing Campbell River and surrounding area, the Campbell River Literacy Association uses both one to one and small group training models, supported by trained volunteer tutors, to assist approximately 125 learners yearly. Individualized learning plans focus on one of three key objectives: the enhancement of personal literacy skills leading to continued education, the improvement in the learner's functional literacy to support success in the workplace or workplace training, and language acquisition services for lower level ESL learners.
Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All” We are a registered non-profit society, whose mandate is to foster and promote literacy, and the importance of literacy in individual lives as well as society as a whole. Our goal is to reach all individuals within the Campbell River area who have low literacy skills and wish to improve them.
Computer Literacy Program Basic computer training for people with little to no computer experience. This program provides access to computers and to most commonly used software programs.
ESL Youth Program Provides English as a second language education specifically for youth.
Family Learning Program The Campbell River Literacy Association uses a multi-pronged delivery model including small groups, community based workshops, and one to one tutoring to encourage an adult's engagement with literacy to help support their children's progress. Through mentoring and modelling, facilitators encourage parents to examine their family literacy goals and to access resources and programs designed to encourage re-entry into education settings and improve their employability. The Campbell River Literacy Association services Campbell River and surrounding areas.

This program was last updated on: 11 Aug 2020.